The Carpetbagger Report asks wistfully, Maybe we could temporarily suspend the 22nd Amendment for just one cycle…:
The Washington Post’s E. J. Dionne Jr. had a fine column today about moderates and self-identified independents abandoning the GOP, using the latest Democracy Corps poll for data, but there was one tidbit that jumped out at me.
[I]n an amusing but
revealing question, the pollsters asked how Americans would vote in a contest between Bill Clinton and George W. Bush if the Constitution were changed to allow them to run in 2008. Clinton beat Bush, 53 percent to 43 percent a rather decisive judgment on our two most recent political legacies.
Go ahead, try and deny how much you’d love to watch that race. I dare you. If they put the debates on pay-per-view, it’d be worth millions.